Gift of the Givers’ Gaza mission

2014-07-18 00:00

WELL-KNOWN Pietermaritzburg organisation Gift of the Givers has secured 75 medical volunteers for an aid mission to Gaza, currently under bombardment by Israeli forces.

According a statement from founder Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, the volunteers were secured in less than three hours.

He said trauma surgeons, anaesthetists, theatre nurses, paramedics and other specialists had responded to the call with enthusiasm.

He said the team was awaiting assurances from Egyptian Ambassador Sherif Naguip that it would be granted safe passage from Cairo to Rafah with all its supplies.

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